Weaponized PowerPoint

GEICO’s latest commercial takes aim at narcissistic supervillains: “As long as evil villains reveal their plans, you can count on GEICO saving folks money. Fifteen minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance.” To be sure, GEICO is poking fun at the iconic villain trope that, by now, we all know gives our hero just enough time to save the planet. But in a comedic double whammy, GEICO puts in the villain’s hand the very weapon that, when inexpertly used, will undo his own evil plot: PowerPoint.

Source: What a GEICO Ad Has to Say About How to Use PowerPoint Litigation Graphics

This should be required reading by every teacher and student who uses PowerPoint.

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